Otherwise known as winter squash, butternut squash is a vegetable similar to other types of squashes in terms of appearance, texture and flavor. It tastes sweet and is loaded with nutrients. This is one natural source of additional vitamin B3 (niacin), fiber, beta carotene (converts into vitamin A), iron, potassium and complex carbohydrates.
In other words, butternut squash is something you should include in your vegetable garden due to its awesome taste and helpful benefits to the health. But since we’re not going to focus on that aspect, let’s discuss when to pick butternut squash and how should be done properly.
Carrots are not only popular to rabbits, but many people including children love it. It’s rich in lycopene and beta carotene, among other essential nutrients. Whether raw or cooked, this orange colored vegetable must be in your regular diet.
You probably want to have your own source of carrots. That’s good! And did you know that growing this kind of root vegetable is super easy? As long as it’s planted in deep and loose soil plus watered regularly, there’s no difficulty growing. You won’t even notice that it’s already time to harvest them.
Speaking which, the main question from the headline is when to pick carrots? What’s the best time to harvest them? Is it during spring, summer or maybe even fall? That is the focus of our topic in this post.